English Goldsmiths and Their Marks: A History of the Goldsmiths and Plate Workers of England, Scotland, and Ireland ..., 1964, NF w/VG DJ

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James Jackson, Charles.  New York, NY.  Dover Publications, Inc., 1964.

English, 1964 facsimile reprint (Dover Edition) of the 1921 Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged.  Near Fine, Hardcover, 4to, 11" x 8 1/4", 747 pp.

English Goldsmiths and Their Marks: A History of the Goldsmiths and Plate Workers of England, Scotland, and Ireland; With Over Thirteen Thousand Marks Reproduced in Facsimile from Authentic Examples of Plate and Tables of Date-Letters and Other Hall-Marks Used in the Assay Office of the United Kingdom; Charles James Jackson

Dark gray cloth-covered boards in a light beige paper dust jacket. Gilt lettering on book spine. Gilt decorative colorblock on front panel and dust jacket spine. Black lettering on front panel and dust jacket spine. Covers have slight wear to extremities, else pristine and intact. Dust jacket has some delamination to plastic coating along edges and a few chips to edges, else clean and intact, not price-clipped. Dust jacket protected in a paper-backed mylar sleeve. Pages have light to moderate age toning, else pristine and intact. Replete with small black-and-white illustrations of goldsmiths' marks. 747 pp., including illustrations and Indices. A 1964 facsimile reprint (Dover Edition) of the 1921 Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Invaluable reference book to the marks of English, Scottish, and Irish goldsmiths from about 1320-1920. The facsimile charts contained herein feature information about series-marks used by regional plate workers, artisans' hallmarks (including several thousand for London goldsmiths alone), and names and dates of goldsmiths (some of which date back to the eleventh century). Second Edition authored by Charles James Jackson. Heavy and oversized items may require additional shipping.